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Vandalism causes city to close pool for season

(Source: City of West Plains Facebook page) (Source: City of West Plains Facebook page)
WEST PLAINS, MO (KAIT) -

The West Plains Aquatic Center will be closed for the rest of the season because of ongoing vandalism.

According to a post on the city’s Facebook page, there was an incident Friday night involving broken glass at the center.

It will now be closed for cleanup and repairs.

The city’s parks department and the West Plains Police Department also announced a new closing time of 9 p.m. for People’s Park, due to the frequent vandalism that occurs in that area.

The post said both decisions were made with public safety in mind.

City officials encourage people to report any suspicious activity to the police department at 417-256-2244.

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